[CentOS] rsh with passwords

Stephen Harris lists at spuddy.org
Sat Mar 10 02:06:44 UTC 2007

On Fri, Mar 09, 2007 at 05:27:15PM -0800, Florin Andrei wrote:
> John R Pierce wrote:
> >Florin Andrei wrote:
> >>
> >>The problem is, I can either set rsh to allow transfers without a 
> >>password, or it won't let me transfer files at all.
> >
> >I've used rsync with the ssh 'blowfish' option on slow processors (older 
> >sparcs, slower pentiums) with good success.
> Tried that, not good enough.
> Too bad ssh doesn't have a plain-text "encryption" option. :-)

There are "cipher none" ssh patches.  I think these might be built
into later openssh versions, but I don't think the version that comes
with RHEL4.4 (thus CentOS) has it.  Building your own openssh version
might work.

Don't hold me to that, though!



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